Hungary is one of the many, many countries listed on every traveler’s dream trip around Europe. Situated in Central Europe, this country is known for its thermal baths, Gothic-style buildings, and wine. It also houses the largest lake in Central Europe, Lake Balaton. It offers numerous attractions for curious visitors. Museum of Ethnography and Szabadtéri Néprajzi Múzeum, an open-air museum, are must-visit places to learn about the country’s folk heritage, history, arts, and culture. However, the key to making the most out of your trip here isn’t just knowing the best landmarks, it’s also knowing the perfect accommodation. Experience sleeping in a place that’s also considered a historical landmark while living like royalty. Read on to learn all about the top castle hotels in Hungary, and choose the best one for your trip.
Batthyány Kastélyszálló is an enchanting castle hotel located in Zalacsány. As soon as you can check in, you can enjoy their golf course or wellness spa. This romantic castle is best for couples as they offer packages for two, including access to their wellness spa. However, they are also great for families since they come with a table tennis court and even a playground. The hotel has various types of accomodations, such as standard rooms, superior rooms, family rooms, and suites. All rooms were designed with one goal in mind: To let guests experience the life of nobility mixed with the comfort of modernity.
Castle Hotel Szidónia in Rojtokmuzsaj promises you an experience encapsulated by one word: mysteriousness. The wonders of the 17th century are still evident in the structure and overall ambiance of this castle hotel. This promises its guests a historic experience while enjoying the comfort of 21st-century amenities. Relax in the elegant suites of the hotel, and feel free to take a walk around the cobblestoned gardens. Grab a drink in the cocktail bar or satisfy your cravings in the on-site restaurant. They have both an indoor and outdoor pool where you can swim anytime you want. The hotel also offers suites and standard rooms.
Fried Kastélyszálló Resort is situated amidst beautiful vineyards in Simontornya. From here, you can easily visit the largest lake in Central Europe, Lake Balaton, which is only 40 km (25 mi). The colorful and whimsical hotel has a lush French park. Couples on a trip can check out the winery and spa, and families can have fun in the children’s playground, pet zoo, and outdoor pool. If you want to enjoy the hotel’s other facilities or go to town alone with your partner, the hotel offers babysitting services at a fee. Guests can also choose from different types of accommodations, all of which have antique and elegant decorations.
People come to Tokaj with one purpose in mind: to drink the best of wines and have the best of times. Staying at Castle Hotel Grof Degenfeld allows you to easily explore the wine region while throwing in scenic views that you can admire from everywhere, including the library. Some activities you can enjoy on site include touring and wine tasting in their vineyard as well as eating scrumptious food for the soul from their fine-dining restaurant. Take advantage of their tennis court and outdoor pool, as well. There are different types of accommodations in this Venetian-styled hotel, all of which have highly soft and comfortable beds.
Castle Hotel Grof Degenfeld
Address: Terezia kert 9
Canoeing Breakfast in the room Luggage storage Shuttle service (additional charge) Entertainment staff Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Fishing Private parking
La Contessa Castle Hotel in Szilvásvárad maintains its original castle structure yet manages to bring a modern and elegant ambiance throughout its interiors. Everything about the hotel, such as its entryway and lobby designed with elegant furniture, will make you feel like royalty in the past. This castle hotel is also situated close to Bükki National Park. After a long day of walking around, you can cool off in La Contessa’s indoor pool. You can also relax your muscles in the wellness area that showcases the vast, scenic landscapes surrounding the castle hotel. Its rooms are furnished with high ceilings and period touches yet still offer modern conveniences such as internet access and a television. With different types of rooms to choose from, guests can pick the one that suits them best.
Puchner Kastélyszálló in Bikal offers a lot of fun activities for its guests; horseback riding is the biggest hit for those traveling with their families. They can also partake in bowling and archery. The indoor pool is a great place to unwind after being out and about in Bikal all day, and the garden allows for a refreshing gander to help relax your mind. Each room in this unique castle hotel will transport you back to the days when nobility roamed the halls while offering access to the air conditioner and Wi-Fi for comfort and convenience. It also offers standard and double rooms equipped with a television.
Teleki-Degenfeld Kastélyszálló located in Szirak is an ornately decorated castle hotel that attracts travelers who love all things history. This elegant 18th-century castle hotel makes for a very relaxing stay while wowing you with its extravagance. This hotel offers a variety of services, such as spa services and entertainment centers that feature a bowling alley, billiards tables, and darts. The common areas are all decorated with Baroque-inspired pieces, while their rooms are elegantly designed. Best of all, they have a convenient location close to popular attractions.
Teleki-Degenfeld Castle Hotel Szirak
Address: 26th Petofi Street, Szirak, Szirak, Hungary, 3044
8. Hertelendy Kastley Exclusive, Kutas
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Hertelendy Kastely Exclusive in Kutas is a posh accommodation that promises all its guests the stay of a lifetime as everything in this hotel screams wealth. Partake in unique sports, such as hunting, horseback riding, or riding a hot air balloon, try out the taxi planes, and pamper yourself in their wellness services. They offer suites decorated with wooden furniture and a marble bathroom. This countryside hotel will give you a luxurious and quiet break that’s totally worth the money.
Hertelendy Kastely Exclusive
Address: Kutas, Kozma puszta 0120/4, 7541 Hungary
Star Rating: 5
9. Apponyi Castle Hotel, Medina
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Apponyi Castle Hotel in Medina is the antique-strewn getaway spot you need for a relaxing stay. It was a former aristocratic residence turned into an exciting hotel where you can stay if you ever find yourself near Szekszard. Enjoy the hotel’s heated outdoor pool, hot tub, and sauna, or visit the Hunting Lodge, which houses their restaurant, exhibition area, and vintage car collection. Should you want any trips or itineraries planned, you can easily request them at the front desk.
Apponyi Castle Hotel
Address: Rákóczi utca 21., Medina, Medina, Hungary, 7057
Star Rating: 4
Experience living like a king or queen
Staying at any of these grand, unique hotels in a beautiful country is enough to make anyone feel powerful. Aside from visiting historic buildings in Hungary, you can stay in one yourself for an unforgettable experience. So, book any of these castle hotels now, and have a vacation you will always remember.